Wilshire Associates Incorporated, a leading global investment technology, investment services and consulting firm, today announced that industry leader Michael Harriman has joined the firm as a senior managing director and head of Wilshire Analytics, Europe.
Dennis A. Tito, chairman and chief executive officer of Wilshire Associates Incorporated, comments, “A savvy, business-oriented, information technology executive with a broad range of experience within international financial markets, Michael is an ideal choice to lead Wilshire Analytics in a very important part of the world for our firm. Michael’s experience and expertise runs the spectrum in the financial sector. With a demonstrated track record in delivering cost effective, practical and achievable business solutions to top tier financial institutions, Michael will be invaluable to us as we continue to build Wilshire Analytics’ market share globally”.
In addition to heading Wilshire Analytics, Europe, Harriman, who reports to Tito, also will be responsible for Wilshire Total Fund Analytics, a division of Wilshire Analytics, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and will oversee business development and client relationships in Europe.
Harriman brings a wealth of expertise in providing IT solutions to the investment management industry, most recently as principal of the London-based consulting firm, Positive View Limited. Previously, Harriman was the founding chief executive officer of software and services organisation, Strategic Asset Management Solutions Ltd. (SAMS), a provider of portfolio analytics, performance measurement and client reporting software for UK and European investment firms.
Harriman comments, “The breadth of Wilshire’product offerings combined with the depth and diversity of the client base provides a great foundation for the expansion of Wilshire’s global market presence. This role offers me an exciting opportunity to leverage 20 years of industry experience to lead a dynamic team of industry experts to achieve new goals in a challenging global economy”.